Area Information for Birchington, CT7 9WY

This postcode in Birchington is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Cliftonville West ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of South Thanet. This page combines information for the address Birchington, CT7 9WY, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of CT7 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in April 2006. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Thanet
Ward Cliftonville West
Constituency South Thanet
Region South East
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Birchington, CT7 9WY is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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House Prices

There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 1995.

Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.

Housing Types Embed This

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 12
Semi-Detached 19
Terraced 88
Flat (Purpose-Built) 22
Flat (Converted) 53
Total 194
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Birchington contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 57% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 32
Owned with Mortgage 35
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 3
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 87
Rented: Other 8
Rent Free 1
Total 167

Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 64
Two People 35
Three People 33
Four People 19
Five People 9
Six People 5
Seven People 1
8+ People 1
Total 167

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 17
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 33
C2 - Skilled manual workers 33
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 57
Total 140

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in South Thanet constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% male.

Gender
Male 210
Female 197
Total 407

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 40
5-7 18
8-9 8
10-14 35
15 7
16-17 14
18-19 11
20-24 33
25-29 31
30-44 85
45-59 74
60-64 11
65-74 22
75-84 12
85-89 3
90+ 3
Total 407

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode CT7 9WY does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 130
Married 95
Divorced 42
Separated 20
Widowed 10
Same Sex 2
Total 299

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

Health
Very Good 164
Good 161
Fair 56
Bad 22
Very Bad 4
Total 407

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 33
Apprenticeship 12
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 31
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 43
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 60
No GCSEs or Equivalent 97
Other 23
Total 299

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 95% white.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 386
Mixed Ethnicity 7
Pakistani 2
Other Asian 1
Black African 2
Black Caribbean 5
Other 4
Total 407

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.

Country of Birth
England 352
Wales 2
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 4
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 26
Other 19
Total 407

Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to CT7 9WY

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 220
Republic of Ireland 2
Europe (including European Union) 26
African Countries 3
Middle East or Asia 2
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 5
None 151

Religion Embed This Back to Top

England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Religion
Christian 222
No Religion 138
Buddhist 2
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 8
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 37
Total 407

Economic Activity Embed This

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 86
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 34
Self Employed 19
Unemployed 31
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 15
Retired 25
Looking After Home or Family 27
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 28
Other 16
Total 281

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 2
Manufacturing 13
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 20
RetailInc. Wholesale 19
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 7
Accommodation and Food 4
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 13
Public Administration and Defence 3
Education 15
HealthInc. Social Work 31
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 144

Birchington, CT7 9WY is within the Thanet - Margate Central policing neighbourhood, under the Kent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near CT7 9WY
Neighbourhood Team Address Thanet - Margate Central
Fort Hill
Margate
CT9 1HL
Force Website: https://www.kent.police.uk

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to CT7 9WY. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for CT7 9WY.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 10 closest railway stations to Birchington, CT7 9WY. The nearest railway station is Margate, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Margate 0.6 miles
Westgate-on-Sea 2.1 miles
Broadstairs 2.7 miles
Ramsgate 3.3 miles
Dumpton Park 3.3 miles
Birchington-on-sea 3.7 miles
Minster 5 miles
Sandwich 8.3 miles
Deal 12 miles
Herne Bay 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Birchington, CT7 9WY. The nearest is Margate, Holy Trinity and St John's Church of England Primary School, approximately 170 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Margate, Holy Trinity and St John's Church of England Primary School 170 yards
    
Salmestone Primary School 0.6 miles
    
Drapers Mills Primary Academy 0.6 miles
    
St Gregory's Catholic Primary School, Margate 0.8 miles
    
Cliftonville Primary School 0.9 miles
    
Northdown Primary School 1.1 miles
    
Garlinge Primary School and Nursery 1.2 miles
    
Palm Bay Primary School 1.5 miles
    
Callis Grange Nursery and Infant School 2.1 miles
    
St Peter-in-Thanet CofE Junior School 2.2 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 7 closest secondary schools to Birchington, CT7 9WY. The nearest is Hartsdown Academy, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Hartsdown Academy 0.9 miles
    
Dane Court Grammar School 2.3 miles
    
The Charles Dickens School 2.4 miles
    
Ursuline College 2.6 miles
    
King Ethelbert School 2.8 miles
    
The Royal Harbour Academy 2.8 miles
    
Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School 3.7 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Birchington, CT7 9WY. The nearest is The Limes Medical Centre, approximately 500 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Birchington, CT7 9WY. The nearest is Portman Healthcare Limited, approximately 360 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 4 closest hospitals to Birchington, CT7 9WY. The nearest is Qeqm Hospital, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Birchington, CT7 9WY. The nearest is Boots Opticians Margate, approximately 360 yards away.

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.